In comparing the Kia Telluride LX's and the Kia Telluride SX's specifications and ratings, the Kia Telluride LX has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars. The Kia Telluride LX and Kia Telluride SX have the same fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Kia Telluride LX's and the Kia Telluride SX's specifications and ratings, the Kia Telluride LX is a better car than the Kia Telluride SX.
Kia Telluride Pricing
A used 2023 Kia Telluride LX ranges from $37,985 to $45,909 while a used 2023 Kia Telluride SX is priced between $48,569 to $60,219. For a new model, the Kia Telluride LX's price is between $37,310 and $43,302, with the Kia Telluride SX priced between $47,774 and $59,977.
Kia Telluride Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate, the Kia Telluride LX and the Kia Telluride SX both lose 47 percent of their value.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Kia Telluride LX and the Kia Telluride SX makes 291 horsepower. Both the LX and the SX are rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 489 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.
The Kia Telluride has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings. The Kia Telluride has a Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS.